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  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting Officials Warn Against Proposed Funding Cuts
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    Corporation for Public Broadcasting Budget

    Corporation for Public Broadcasting officials testified at a hearing on cuts to public broadcasting funding in President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget plan. President Trump’s plan includes…

    1,450 views
  • Washington Journal Public Broadcasting Act of 1967
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    Public Broadcasting Act

    Patricia de Stacy Harrison talked about the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, which created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and, eventually, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public…

    693 views
  • High School Graduation Rates
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    High School Graduation Rates

    Business and non-profit leaders talked about their efforts to increase high school graduation rates at an America’s Promise Alliance conference. Following opening remarks, Education…

    838 views
  • The White House and the Press
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    The White House and the Press

    Dana Perino talked about her heritage and genealogy, employment as White House press secretary, the effects of telecommunications advancements on her position, and numerous relevant,…

    175 views
  • ItalianAmerican Awards Gala
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    Italian-American Awards Gala

    The National Italian American Foundation held its 32nd Anniversary Awards Gala at the Hilton Washington and Towers Hotel. Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese received the Jack…

    523 views
  • Outreach to Military Families
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    Outreach to Military Families

    Sesame Workshop announced the results of a study and project titled, “Talk, Listen, Connect: Helping Families During Military Deployment.” The project was developed to provide tools and…

    84 views
  • Fiscal Year 2008 Public Broadcasting Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2008 Public Broadcasting Budget

    Witnesses testified on the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for public broadcasting. Topics included political bias in programming, educational programming, diversity in programming, and…

    83 views
  • Public Broadcasting Issues
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    Public Broadcasting Issues

    Patricia Harrison discussed the funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the role of local public television stations, documentary programming, and decency and freedom of expression…

    63 views
  • Public Broadcasting Funding
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    Public Broadcasting Funding

    The Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee heard testimony on funding for Public Broadcasting. PBS executives testified about the uses of public funding…

    67 views
  • September 11 Commission Recommendations
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    September 11 Commission Recommendations

    Witnesses testified before the committee about the September 11 Commission’s recommendations for changes at the Department of State. They discussed “State Department plans to prosecute” the…

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  • September 11 Commission Report
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    September 11 Commission Report

    Witnesses testified about the final report of the September 11 Commission on terrorist attacks in the U.S. and proposals to reorganize government agencies to better respond to terrorist…

    176 views
  • Education Policy
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    Education Policy

    Committee members heard from educators about various education policies to be included in the Republican Party platform. Among the issues they addressed were charter schools, voucher…

    38 views
  • Reception Honoring Rep Gilman
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    Reception Honoring Rep. Gilman

    The State Department held a reception honoring Representative Benjamin Gilman (R-NY) for his contributions to foreign policy and international exchange. Representative Gilman was retiring…

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  • Republican National Meeting
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    Republican National Meeting

    Two days prior to his inauguration, President-elect Bush spoke to the Republican National Committee at their business meeting. After his speech committee chairs reported and other business…

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  • Talk Radio and the 2000 Election
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    Talk Radio and the 2000 Election

    Two panels of talk show hosts discussed the influence of their shows on the 2000 elections. They also talked about the difficulties of getting major candidates to appear on their shows,…

    194 views
  • Republican National Committee Luncheon
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    Republican National Committee Luncheon

    The Republican Party held fundraising lunch at the Philadelphia Convention Center. Governor Bush and others emphasized that America was ready for change and “hungry for new leadership.” Mr.…

    63 views
  • Republican Luncheon
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    Republican Luncheon

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  • Republican National Convention Day 1 Morning
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    Republican National Convention Day 1 Morning

    In the opening session of the convention various candidates and officials pledged to support Governor Bush’s campaign and urged the country to vote Republican in the election. Various…

    2,916 views
  • Preserving and Strengthening Medicare
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    Preserving and Strengthening Medicare

    Participants talked about various measures to improve Medicare to be included in the Republican Party platform. Among the issues they addressed were measures to make Medicare more…

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  • Saving Social Security
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    Saving Social Security

    Participants talked about various measures to save Social Security which would become part of the Republican Party platform. Among the issues they addressed were using part of the payroll taxes for…

    41 views
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